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Chinese investment in renewables soars under Belt & Road initiative – Greenpeace study

26/05/2021 CEN_net 0

A 2019 report by environmental NGO Greenpeace found that China’s Belt & Road Initiative has led an investment surge in energy infrastructure in the regions covered by the plan – particularly south and Southeast Asia – over the five years to 2014 to 2019. Investment in Belt & Road countries has supported 12.6 GW of new wind and solar power generation capacity. That compares with just 450 MW in the […]

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China continues major action to cut ozone depleting chemicals

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President Xi Jinping said that China has decided to accept the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer on 16 April 2021. The announcement came as part of Xi’s conversation with Chancellor Merkel of Germany and President Macron of France. It is seen as a major global climate win that should also lend a boost of confidence to broader climate talks heating up this […]

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Ecological cooperation a key part of Belt and Road Initiative #2

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China has made ecological cooperation a key part of BeltandRoad Initiative BRI, with a number of green action initiatives “covering wide-ranging efforts in green infrastructure, green energy, green transport, green finance”: former Bangladeshi minister xhtxs.cn/eb7 DHAKA, April 27 (Xinhua) — China has made ecological cooperation a key part of the Belt and Road Initiative, Dilip Barua, former Bangladeshi Minister of Industries, said here Sunday. “In the face of unprecedented challenges in global governance, the […]

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Ecological cooperation a key part of Belt and Road Initiative

26/05/2021 CEN_net 0

China has made ecological cooperation a key part of BeltandRoad Initiative BRI, with a number of green action initiatives “covering wide-ranging efforts in green infrastructure, green energy, green transport, green finance”: former Bangladeshi minister xhtxs.cn/eb7 DHAKA, April 27 (Xinhua) — China has made ecological cooperation a key part of the Belt and Road Initiative, Dilip Barua, former Bangladeshi Minister of Industries, said here Sunday. “In the face of unprecedented challenges in global governance, the […]

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China Environment News

25/05/2021 CEN_net 0

Our new web site is on the way … CEN has created an independent web site and is in the process of developing and commissioning it over the next few weeks. We intend to continue the CEN Facebook group as well. This is necessary given the excessive political censorship and extensive banning of pro-China individuals and groups by the US Facebook oligarchy and other US based social media and internet […]

Tiananmen Protests Reading List from Qiao Collective

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As the anniversary of the June 4, 1989 Tiananmen Square protests approaches, we can expect the usual Western campaign of exaggeration and outright lies to build to a crescendo yet again. The Qiao Collective has curated a short reading list that provides an alternative perspective on the 1989 protests in Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Qiao Collective has written a short reflection on the protests that is not meant to provide […]

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Tiananmen Protests Reading List from Qiao Collective

25/05/2021 CEN_net 0

As the anniversary of the June 4, 1989 Tiananmen Square protests approaches, we can expect the usual Western campaign of exaggeration and outright lies to build to a crescendo yet again. The Qiao Collective has curated a short reading list that provides an alternative perspective on the 1989 protests in Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Qiao Collective has written a short reflection on the protests that is not meant to provide […]

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News in brief

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China develops new “breakthrough” wheat variety China Science  reports China has developed a breakthrough wheat variety, named Yangmai 33, with high resistance to scab and powdery mildew for the first time. The new variety is expected to become a new generation of dominant varieties in China and help solve the world’s food problems. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2516109708443374/permalink/4047601818627481/

China to extract uranium from seawater

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China Seawater Uranium Extraction Technology Innovation Alliance Council launched. China plans to have a fully operational facility capable of extracting uranium from the ocean in about a decade’s time, according to the country’s nuclear authorities. The technical details of how China plans to build the extraction plant have not been disclosed but researchers around the world have made significant progress in bringing the idea closer to reality. The official timeline […]

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Capitalism and Robbery

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The Expropriation of Land, Labor, and Corporeal Life From Monthly Review – https://monthlyreview.org/category/2019/volume-71-issue-07-december/ “The expropriation of the mass of the people from the soil constitutes the basis of the capitalist mode of production. ” — “Karl Marx 1 “The power of abstraction,” Karl Marx noted, is absolutely crucial to the theoretical analysis of historical systems, as exemplified by his critique of capitalist political economy.2 But while the force of abstraction is […]